At Hogue Cosmetic Surgery, laser liposuction is a transformative technique that first uses a powerful pulsed laser to heat, melt, and lipolyze targeted fat tissue, followed by fat removal with gentle suctioning and precision sculpting to achieve world-class results.
- 1 Qualities of a World-Class Surgeon
- 2 Clay Sculpture by Dr. Hogue (Artist-Surgeon)
- 3 Hogue Surgical EndlessFiber®
- 4 Transformation of the Fat Space
- 5 Technique Does Matter
- 6 Tumescent Local Anesthesia Technique
- 7 Treatment Areas for Laser Liposuction
- 8 Invitation to View Gallery
- 9 Traditional Liposuction
- 10 Free Consultation
Qualities of a World-Class Surgeon
To achieve world-class results, the combination of a surgeon’s aesthetic eye, masterful hands, and innovative technologies must be applied with artful precision. At Hogue Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Hogue is the surgeon artist gifted with these capabilities. Anyone considering laser liposuction must do their research to determine what is their safest, best choice to achieve a realistic, world-class outcome. Because of Dr. Hogue’s creativity, innovation, experience, and technical expertise, he has evolved into a burgeoning maestro surgeon in the field of laser liposuction and body contouring.
Clay Sculpture by Dr. Hogue
Selecting a cosmetic surgeon to perform liposuction on you is fundamentally about picking an Artist and Surgeon. The selection is also about finding a surgeon with support staff that are professional, welcoming and caring. Hogue Cosmetic Surgery is a results driven surgical practice committed to world-class results, patient safety, and customer service. Dr. Hogue is a trusted Artist and Surgeon. Dr. Hogue’s support staff, his operating room nurse, Lori Hogue, RN, are all amazing. While Dr. Hogue enjoys the artistry of sculpting with clay, he still prefers sculpting the living and forever changing lives.
Hogue Surgical EndlessFiber®
At Hogue Cosmetic Surgery, the FDA-cleared EndlessFiber® is used to perform laser lipolysis during a laser liposuction procedure. Invented and patented by Dr. Hogue, manufactured by Hogue Surgical LLC, the EndlessFiber® is a revolutionary medical device of premium quality. Precision mechanical cleaves on the proximal and distal fiber endfaces allow high-power laser (light) energy to be delivered uniformly within the targeted fat space.
Once the fat space has been completely and uniformly heated with laser (light) energy to lipolyze the fat cells using the Sciton ProLipo® Laser with the EndlessFiber®, the artistry begins.
Transformation of the Fat Space
Laser liposuction, when performed by Dr. Hogue, uses a powerful 1320nm pulsed Nd:YAG laserto transform the targeted fat space by heating up the fat, blood vessels, and connective tissuesto a specific temperature range of 52-55 degrees Celsius. To achieve this safely, indwelling real-time tissue temperature monitoring is done to prevent against overheating. The overall heating of the targeted fat space with 1320nm Nd:YAG laser energy, in addition to melting the fat, over time causes the blood vessels and connective tissues to significantly shrink in size, thereby transforming the fat space to become more likely to preserve its newly sculpted shape, and less likely to accumulate more fat.
Technique Does Matter
Tumescent Local Anesthesia Technique
Dr. Hogue specializes in the safest form of anesthesia for laser liposuction ever invented using the Tumescent Local Anesthesia (TLA) technique. The TLA technique uses a dilute local anesthetic containing lidocaine, epinephrine, and sodium bicarbonate to completely numb the fat space.
Using a combination of artistry, technical innovation including high-power laser lipolysis with the Sciton ProLipo® Laser System, the Hogue Surgical EndlessFiber®, indwelling real-time tissue temperature monitoring, small cannula liposuction, skin protectors for entry sites, and the Tumescent technique, Dr. Hogue has consistently achieved world-class laser liposuction results for his patients.
Treatment Areas for Laser Liposuction
Treatment areas for laser liposuction offered at Hogue Cosmetic Surgery include the following:
FEMALE TREATMENT AREAS FOR LASER LIPOSUCTION
- Female lower face, jawline, jowls, under chin, neck
- Female upper arms and peri-shoulders
- Female posterior cervical fat pad (buffalo hump)
- Female breasts
- Female front torso (upper & lower abdomen, mons pubis, ventral sides, lateral breast area)
- Female back torso (upper back, mid back, flanks, sacrum, dorsal sides)
- Female ‘Framing the Buttocks by Hogue’ (sacrum, flanks, hips, outer thighs, banana folds)
- Female buttocks
- Female hips
- Female thighs (outer, inner, front, back)
- Female knees (inner, anterior)
- Female calves
MALE TREATMENT AREAS FOR LASER LIPOSUCTION
- Male lower face, jawline, jowls, under chin, neck
- Male upper arms and peri-shoulders
- Male posterior cervical fat pad (buffalo hump)
- Male chest (Man Boobs)
- Male front torso (upper & lower abdomen, suprapubic region, ventral sides)
- Male back torso (upper back, mid back, flanks, sacrum, dorsal sides)
- Male buttocks
Invitation to View Gallery
Dr. Hogue invites you to look at some of the actual before & after photo results of his laser liposuction results shown in the “Laser Liposuction” gallery shown below. Displayed ‘Before and After’ Photos on the Hogue Clinics website and its affiliated websites were not retouched or altered. Examples of world-class results may not be typical, and are not intended to convey and warranty outcomes, promises, or benefits from treatment. A patient’s decision to accept any treatment should be made by the patient as to the risks and benefits of such treatments, and only after consultation with a health care professional.